electric assisted bicycle

  • "Electric assisted bicycle" means a vehicle that:

    (1) Is designed to be operated on the ground on wheels;

    (2) Has a seat or saddle for use of the rider;

    (3) Is designed to travel with not more than three wheels in contact with the ground;

    (4) Has both fully operative pedals for human propulsion and an electric motor; and

    (5) Is equipped with an electric motor that:

    (a) Has a power output of not more than 1,000 watts; and

    (b) Is incapable of propelling the vehicle at a speed of greater than 20 miles per hour on level ground. [1997 c.400 §2; 1999 c.59 §233]

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